Starting from Hope: Validating our Sixth Sense

Starting from Hope: Validating our Sixth Sense

A unique ‘Slow’ session started late and ended late in the Latchis Thursday morning under the heading, : “Spirit: Validating our Sixth Sense.” The panel consisted of actress and social activist Viveka Davis, her mother and Interfaith Minister Doris Davis,...
Co-ops & Business Succession

Co-ops & Business Succession

Thursday afternoon in the Marlboro Graduate Center, five panelists shared their personal stories as owners transitioning their businesses to a Co-op, business owners who are considering the transition and members of already successful Co-ops. The panel included David...
Slow Media – Local News Organization Roundtable

Slow Media – Local News Organization Roundtable

WATCH ARCHIVED VIDEO OF THIS SESSION:  PART ONE  / PART TWO Friday morning a discussion broke out among the panelists of the Slow Media workshop. On the panel was Matt DeRienzo of DigitalFirst Media, Frederic Noyes of Brattleboro Community TV, Steve West of WKVT 1490,...
Summit candids

Summit candids

Our Summit photographer, Jesse Baker of Claremont NH, is roaming the hallways, streets and conference rooms to document the event. Here are some candid shots she took on Thursday, May...

Connecting Wall St. and Main St. requires a common language

Linking Wall Street and Main Street: Finding a Common Language was the starting point for the discussions on Thursday morning at the Slow Living Summit. The goal was to create a language that focused around five terms – assets, risks, market, leverage and wealth...

Taking the Plunge

While many of the presentations and panels that occurred during the Slow Living Summit were built firmly around the ideas of down-to-earth solutions to the tangible problems facing humanity on both a local and global scale, one discussion in one classroom dealt with...

Food/Ag: Adding agriculture into schools is an ongoing but hard equation

Changing the focus of education from teacher-centric to learning and project-centric is the goal of the five panelists at the first food/ag breakout session entitled “Behind the Plastic: Relearning science, culture of real food.” The group of educators, who work with...
Slow Beginnings – Wednesday Night’s Opening Plenary Session

Slow Beginnings – Wednesday Night’s Opening Plenary Session

BRATTLEBORO, Vt.-Equitable, inclusive, just, humane, civil, neighborly, connected, collaborative, globally responsible, environmental sustainable: These were some of the values discussed during the introductory plenary session of the 2012 Slow Living Summit in...